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James Hamilton Watson

Funeral services with full military honors were held Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Old Silver Creek Baptist Church in Silver Creek for Mr. James H. Watson, 84, who passed away on March 10, 2017. Rev. Micah Rutland officiated. Interment followed in the Old Silver Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers were John D. Watson, Stephen Watson, Christopher Watson, William Watson, Tyler Lott and Duane Fortenberry. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.
Mr. Watson was a retired Master Sergeant from the U.S. Army, having served with distinction for two tours of duty in Vietnam.
He is survived by three sons, James Timothy Watson of Silver Creek, John Evan Watson (Teresa) of Vancleave and Mark Eugene Watson (Karen) of Pascagoula; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; four brothers, Allen “Buddy” Watson of Wade, Glenn Watson of Bayou Cumbest, Louisiana, Douglas Watson of Wade and Danny Watson of Wade and his sister, Katherine Watson of Pascagoula.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; wife of fifty-five years, Barbara; four brothers, Billy Watson, Tommy Watson, Gene Watson and Paul Watson and one sister, Cora Baum.
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